Which way does a towel radiator go?

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Can heated towel rails be mounted upside down?

Yes – as the towel rails are dry element, you can hang them upside down with the cable flex / plug at the top – you just need to specify where you want the cable flex / plug when ordering (i.e top right, or top left).

Which way is on on a heated towel rail?

The most common method for adjusting temperature will be to adjust the knob by turning clockwise to turn off – I.e. cool or anti clockwise to open and up the heat.

How do you fix a towel radiator bracket?

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What are the two valves on a towel radiator for?

The valves in a towel radiator control the flow of water through the pipes. This ensures your radiator heats up effectively and efficiently. They keep your towel radiator functioning and ensure that your bathroom is heated up when needed, and your towels are dry and ready to use.

Why is my towel rail not getting hot?

You may notice that the towel rail is not heating up and, specifically, the top rungs of the rail are colder than the bottom ones. You may also have heard knocking or tinkling through your pipes and radiators. This is usually caused by trapped air and bleeding will normally solve this.

What happens if you put a radiator upside down?

Air will rise up. If there are rads in the upstairs rooms the air will collect there. Once the air is removed all is fine. You need a chrome nut or something on the bottom of the tall rad to drain it.

How do you install a dual fuel towel radiator?

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How do you top up an electric towel rail?

Top-up the towel rail by removing one of the top plugs and fill it with water only allowing around 10% of the height for expansion when the water gets hot. If you are refilling a towel warmer from empty then a combination of 85% water and 15% corrosion inhibitor is recommended.

Which way does a towel rail valve turn?

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How do you fit a heated towel rail bracket?

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How do you fix a towel rail?

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Does it matter which side of radiator flow and return?

Most modern thermostatic radiator valves are bi-directional – so can be fitted on either the flow or return pipe of your radiator. However, it’s always best practice to fit the TRV on the flow pipe that enters your radiator.

Which side of radiator is flow?


The flow of a radiator is typically on the left as you look at it stood up or attached to the wall.

Which way do radiator valves turn?

Turn valves clockwise to turn your radiator off and anticlockwise to turn it back on. Turning your radiators off is easy.

Which radiator valve is which?

Angled Radiator Valves

Anywhere your radiator has to make a 90° connection on the vertical plane, an angled radiator valve is needed. A quick rule of thumb is this: If the right angle is up and in, you need an angled valve. If the right angle is out (i.e. protrudes towards you) and in, you need a corner valve.

How do you bleed a towel rail without bleeding valve?

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Do both valves on a radiator need to be open?

You should open both of the valves on all of your system’s radiator when you are starting the radiator balancing process. You will most likely need to use pliers to open the lockshield valve.

What position should radiator valves be in?

Many modern homes will have TRVs – Thermostatic Radiator Valves – attached to most of the radiators on the opposite side from the lockshield valves. A TRV should always be fitted to the inlet on the radiator and the LSV to the outlet.

What are the two taps on a radiator?

One valve accounts for the amount of hot water that enters the radiator. The other valve, referred to as the lockshield valve, balances the system by regulating how much heat the radiator gives off.